Agency Report

National Protection and Programs Directorate

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  388  

2018 Engagement Score
48.4

Change from 2017
-0.8 


Parent Agency
Department of Homeland Security (Engagement Score: 53.1)
Mission
To lead the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure.
Website
http://www.dhs.gov/about-national-protection-and-programs-directorate

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 388 of 415 -0.8  48.4 49.2 46.1 41.5 39.4 36.2 42.8
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 373  of 408 0.1  48.5 48.4 46.3 41.8 40.0 39.5 45.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 365  of 408 0.7  40.8 40.1 36.7 31.3 31.2 30.0 35.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 378  of 408 -1.2  46.6 47.8 41.8 38.4 38.2 38.8 44.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 355  of 408 -0.3  38.0 38.3 36.5 31.8 30.5 28.2 35.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 364  of 408 1.0  63.9 62.9 63.2 58.8 54.7 56.0 59.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 397  of 410 -0.8  69.5 70.3 67.5 65.1 64.2 63.4 66.4
Pay 111  of 410 1.9  69.3 67.4 64.4 57.0 58.8 54.4 61.1
Strategic Management 381  of 409 3.0  51.3 48.3 44.6 41.8 41.6 39.6 44.9
Teamwork 376  of 409 0.8  62.1 61.3 56.8 54.0 53.5 52.1 55.1
Innovation 362  of 409 0.4  59.2 58.8 56.3 53.6 52.2 51.1 55.9
Training and Development 389  of 410 -2.0  49.8 51.8 50.0 45.8 41.7 39.1 44.3
Work–Life Balance 391  of 409 -0.5  51.7 52.2 52.3 52.2 47.9 47.1 49.5
Support for Diversity 379  of 409 0.7  52.7 52.0 47.6 44.9 43.1 44.0 49.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 361  of 408 -0.5  42.3 42.8 38.0 34.2 31.3 32.2 37.5
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employees joined (2017)
427 ( 12.8% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
307

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.8%

Employees left (2017)
228 ( 6.8% )

Average left (2013-2017)
219


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics